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2019

05.23.19
Like 4th Qtr '18 New Home Sales Decline in April, but Up Approximately 6% YTD 2019
To view Bloomberg article on New Home Sales go to:  https://www.bloomberg.com/news/articles/2019-05-23/u-s-new-home-sales-drop-f ...


05.22.19
Lowe's Top Line Up with Lower Profit Bottom Line: Stock Drops 8%
To view article on Lowe's recent results go to:  https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/22/lowes-shares-down-after-posting-mixed-first-qua ...


05.21.19
James Hardie Reports 22.5% EBIT Operating Margin and Relatively Flat 1% Volume Gain
To view latest Hardie results announcement and presentation go to:  https://ir.jameshardie.com.au/jh/results_briefings.jsp ...


05.21.19
Home Depot Reports Good Profit Quarter but Lower than Expected Same Store Sales
To view article on latest Home Depot results go to:  https://finance.yahoo.com/news/home-depot-reports-first-quarter-2019-earnin ...


05.21.19
Housing Starts Up 5.7% in April to 1.235 Million with Housing Sales Down 4% Year to Date
To view article on April Housing starts go to:  https://www.cnbc.com/2019/05/16/housing-starts-april-2019.html ...


05.17.19
U.S. Consumer Confidence Hit 15 Year High Early May before Escalation of Trade War
To view full article go to: https://www.reuters.com/article/us-usa-economy-confidence/us-consumer-sentiment-robust-before-escala ...


05.16.19
American Gypsum Reports Industry Leading 32.6% EBIT Operating Results in Latest Qtr
To view Eagle Materials and American Gypsum full results announcement go to:  http://ir.eaglematerials.com/news-releases/news-re ...


05.15.19
Builder Confidence Posts Solid Gain in May
To view full NAHB article on Builder Confidence go to:  http://eyeonhousing.org/2019/05/builder-confidence-posts-solid-gain-in-m ...


05.14.19
Webb Analytics Reports Market Value Multiples for GMS of 6.47x and FBM 5.09x
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05.07.19
Beacon/Allied Report 3.8% EBIT Operating and 4.8% Net Income Loss in Latest Quarter
To view Beacon's full results annoucement click here: http://ir.beaconroofingsupply.com/news-releases/news-release-details/beaco ...


05.06.19
FBM Reports 3.0% EBIT Operating and 1.2% Net Income Margins in Latest Quarter
To view Foundation Building Materials full results announcement click here: http://investors.fbmsales.com/file/Index?KeyFile=397 ...


05.04.19
April Adds 263k Jobs, Unemployment 3.6%, Construction Jobs Up 3.6% Year to Date
To view full Jobs article click here:  https://www.marketwatch.com/story/us-creates-263000-jobs-in-april-and-unemployment-falls- ...


05.03.19
Wallboard Manufacturer Continental Reports 18.9% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Qtr.
To view full Continental results announcement click here:  http://investor.continental-bp.com/about-us/investors-relations/press ...


05.02.19
Distributor BFS Reports 4.4% EBIT Operating Results in Latest Quarter
To view Builders First Source full results announcement click here: https://investors.bldr.com/news-releases/news-release-detail ...


05.01.19
Distributor BMC Reports 3.6% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Quarter
To view BMC full results announcement click here:  http://ir.buildwithbmc.com/investors/news/press-release-details/2019/BMC-Stoc ...


04.29.19
Armstrong Ceilings Reports Industry Leading 22.6% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Qtr.
To view full results announcement click here: https://www.armstrongworldindustries.com/en-us/press-releases/armstrong-world-indu ...


04.24.19
Knauf Completes Acquisition of USG
To view full announcement click here: https://finance.yahoo.com/news/knauf-completes-acquisition-usg-corporation-125100172.html ...


04.23.19
Lower Mortgage Rates Help New Home Sales Rise 4.5% in March
To view full article click here:  https://www.advisorperspectives.com/dshort/updates/2019/04/23/new-home-sales-up-4-5-in-march-b ...


04.18.19
Eagle Materials Announces Strategic Review of Business Portfolio
To view full announcement click here:  http://ir.eaglematerials.com/news-releases/news-release-details/eagle-materials-announces ...


04.04.19
Drake & AD Merger Closes to form Leading Group of Independent Specialty Gypsum Dealers
To view full announcement on The Drake Group merger into and with AD click here:  https://adhq.com/about/ad-news/the-drake-group ...


04.03.19
GMS Announces Retirement of CEO Mike Callahan Effective August 2nd
To view GMS full succession announcement click here:  http://investor.gms.com/file/Index?KeyFile=397355567 ...


03.07.19
Eagle Announces Retirement of CEO Dave Powers Effective July 1, 2019
To view full announcement click here:  http://ir.eaglematerials.com/news-releases/news-release-details/eagle-materials-announces ...


03.05.19
GMS Reports Same as FBM EBIT Operating Margin of 3.6% in Latest Quarter
To view full GMS Results Announcement Click here:  http://investor.gms.com/file/Index?KeyFile=396983970 ...


02.28.19
Drake Group & Affiliated Distributors (AD) Announce Intent to Merge
The Drake Group LLC and Affilated Distributors (AD) Building Material Division recently announced Intent to Merge in coming mont ...


02.27.19
FBM Appears to be Shifting from Acquisition to Organic Growth in Interest of Shareholders
To view recent FBM presentation, Page 4, regarding long term priorities and "organic" growth click here:  http://investors.fbmsa ...


02.26.19
Armstrong Ceilings Reports 22% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Quarter
To view full Armstrong Ceilings results click here:  https://www.armstrongworldindustries.com/en-us/investors/quarterly-results. ...


02.25.19
Foundation Building Materials (FBM) Reports 3.6% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Quarter
To view full FBM results click here:  http://investors.fbmsales.com/investor-news/2019/02-25-2019-212022082 ...


02.23.19
NGC, ClarkDietrich, OC and Biewer Receive 2018 Vendor Award/Recognition from The Drake Group
To view and see more about The Drake Group's 2018 Vendor Award, Recognitions from Winter Feb 21-23 owner/dealer & vendor/partner ...


02.21.19
Continental Building Products Reports 20.6% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Quarter
To View Full Continental results announcement click here:  http://investor.continental-bp.com/about-us/investors-relations/press ...


02.14.19
USG Reports a 2.1% EBIT Operating Loss in Performance Materials Business
To view full USG results announcement click here:  https://usg.gcs-web.com/news-releases/news-release-details/usg-corporation-re ...


02.14.19
USG Reports 11.1% EBIT Operating Margin in Core U.S. Wallboard & Surfaces Business
To view full USG announcement click here:  https://usg.gcs-web.com/news-releases/news-release-details/usg-corporation-reports-fo ...


02.14.19
USG Reports U.S. Ceilings Business 9.9% EBIT Operating Margin in Latest Quarter
To view full USG results annnouncement click here:  https://usg.gcs-web.com/news-releases/news-release-details/usg-corporation-r ...


02.13.19
LP Reports Flat Sales and 26% Lower EBIT to 16% Margin in Latest Quarter for Siding Segment
To view full LP announcement click here https://lpcorp.gcs-web.com/news-releases/news-release-details/lp-reports-fourth-quarter- ...


02.07.19
Beacon Reports 2.2% EBIT Operating Margin and Net Loss in Latest Quarter
To view full Beacon results announcement click here:  http://ir.beaconroofingsupply.com/news-releases/news-release-details/beaco ...


02.05.19
Hardie Reports 1% Volume Growth and 22.3% EBIT Margin over Last 9 Months in North America
To view latest James Hardie Results Information click here:  https://ir.jameshardie.com.au/jh/results_briefings.jsp ...


01.31.19
New Home Sales Surge 17% in November
To view full article click here:  https://www.apnews.com/3c6ab0f2a4464ee697f973b90efa9a44 ...


01.31.19
Continental Shuts Down Buchanan Wallboard Plant Thru February Due to Major Failure
To view full article click here:  http://www.globalgypsum.com/news/item/1495-continental-building-products-shuts-down-buchanan-g ...


01.29.19
Low Cost Manufacturer American Gypsum Reports 33% EBIT at $159/msf net Wallboard Price
To view full Eagle results announcement click here:  http://ir.eaglematerials.com/news-releases/news-release-details/eagle-mater ...


01.22.19
Knauf Announces New CEO Chris Griffin and Leadership Team Upon Closing of USG Acquisition
To read complete Knauf announcement article click here:  http://www.digitaljournal.com/pr/4119801 ...


01.21.19
U.S. Wallboard Demand Down 10% 4th Qtr. Full Year 2018 Down 1.7% to 24.175 Billion Sq Ft
U.S. Wallboard Demand Down 10% 4th Quarter, Full Year 2018 Down 1.7% to 24.175 Billion Square Feet ...


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